Posted:Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Categories: Welding; Career-Technical; (All)
Ten East Mississippi Community College students will compete against their peers from colleges and universities across the U.S. in the SkillsUSA Championships June 19-23 in Louisville, Ky. The students earned a shot at the national championships after earning a combined eight gold medals in the Mississippi SkillsUSA competition in Jackson that took place Feb. 28 to March 1. During that competition, the EMCC students beat out competitors from colleges across Mississippi to advance to the nationals.
Posted:Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Categories: Career-Technical; Welding; Community; Alumni; Students, general
A memorial tribute to military veterans stands sentinel at EMCC's Sullivan-Windham Field, thanks to a local business, EMCC employees and students in the college’s welding program. It features steel medallions representing the branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and the U.S. Coast Guard. Service members held as prisoners of war or missing in action are also honored.
Posted:Thursday, October 06, 2016
Categories: Welding; Workforce; ABE-GED; Career-Technical; Students, general
In June, 19-year-old Megan Traweek arrived at EMCC with no high school diploma. But she enrolled in the MI-BEST program, and worked on her GED and Manufacturing Skills Certification at the same time. Now she's begun a series of four Workforce welding modules and plans to earn an associate's degree in welding at EMCC. Megan Traweek has a plan.
Posted:Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Categories: Workforce; Community; Automation; Automotive; Career-Technical; Electrical; Electro-mech; Electronics; Machining; Students, general; Welding
An articulation agreement signed May 25 by East Mississippi Community College and Mississippi University for Women will enable EMCC students who have earned Associate of Applied Science degrees in industry and manufacturing areas to transfer seamlessly to MUW. The formal ceremony was held at EMCC’s Center for Manufacturing Technology Excellence.
Posted:Thursday, April 16, 2015
Categories: Workforce; Career-Technical; Students, general; Automotive; Electrical; Electronics; Hotel-Restaurant; Computers; Welding; Machining; Lion Hills
Nine EMCC students will trek to Louisville, Ky., in June for the chance to become SkillsUSA national champions. In total, 18 Golden Triangle students from six programs placed in the Mississippi SkillsUSA in Jackson -- with nine claiming First Place. A reception was held April 9 to congratulate the competitors and wish them luck at nationals.